Jo Ann Rowan Nichols


Jo Ann graduated with a Bachelor’s in Social Work Cum Laude from Eastern Washington University and earned her Master’s of Social Work from Eastern University. She completed an Internship at the Mann-Grandstaff Veteran’s Administration Medical Center and was then hired as a Social Worker there, where she gained experience in primary care, caregiver support, community living centers, rural health, and transplant and urgent care with and emphasis on Geripsych. Prior to joining Kingwood Counseling Center she worked at Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) with teens, adults and the geriatric population. Jo Ann is proficient in working through phase of life issues, issues specific to the Geriatric population, grief and loss, PTSD, LGBTQAI+, and trauma and relationship issues. She is comfortable working with a variety of mental health conditions and dual diagnosis.